Wales and Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale is the cover star for the UEFA EURO 2016 video game, Konami has announced.

In addition to appearing on the game's cover, Bale will feature in promotional materials.

"Gareth Bale is one of the hottest properties in world football, so we are delighted that he is the face of our UEFA EURO 2016 content for PES 2016," stated Erik Bladinieres, European Brand Director of Football for Konami Digital Entertainment B.V. "His skill and ability make him the perfect fit for a game that will showcase the capabilities of Europe's greatest national sides. He will be integral to Wales during the competition, and we are delighted that he will be gracing the packaging and in-game content of our UEFA EURO 2016 content."

The game will be released in stores on April 21 for PS4 and PS3. Existing PES 2016 users on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and Windows PC will receive the dedicated UEFA EURO 2016 content as a free DLC on March 24t.

Source: Konami